Local activists bring global movement Extinction Rebellion to Seattle

Seattle activists protested Amazon and KOMO Plaza as part of the international climate movement Extinction Rebellion, which organizes disruptive protests that aim to inspire people to act on climate change.
Jun 26, 2019

Can AI help humans overcome bias?

Several Seattle companies are developing technologies which they say can remove biases that are a part of human nature. Will it work?
May 22, 2019

Black women STEM professionals examine the costs of code-switching

At the Black Women in STEM 2.0 event “Code Switching or Soul Switching,” panelists examined the dilemma of "fitting in" or "standing in your truth."
May 2, 2019

Living and Dying in Amazonland

• Is homelessness just the price of Bezos’ billions? • Developers vs the poor: Where are unions? • Time for a tax rebellion Featuring speakers: Ashley Archibald Real Change reporter who has covered Seattle’s housing crisis, and the role of developers in city politics. Archibald graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science. […]
Oct 2, 2018

3 anime films that prove that Seattle’s dystopian future is now

We can't say we weren't warned.
Dec 22, 2017

Amazon prayer rooms now available to Muslim security contract employees

Muslim security workers at Amazon say they have won an important concession — but also say that a culture of retaliation over labor activities remains.
May 17, 2017

Amazon security workers allege retaliation after prayer space request

Two workers say that Security Industry Specialists, the company that handles Amazon’s security, unfairly treated them after they asked for space to pray.
Feb 21, 2017
Old and new: Construction rises behind the second oldest museum in South India. Multi-story buildings, once absent in Bangalore, are springing up throughout the city. (Photo by Kate Clark)

What Seattle can learn from the Bangalore tech boom

Take every Seattle problem, multiply it by 10, add seven million people and a spoonful of corruption, and you’ll get a sense of what Bangalore is dealing with.
Aug 18, 2016
Hugo Lucitante pilots a boat on the Ecuadorian Amazon, on the land of the Cofan people, which is threatened by oil extraction. (Photo courtesy Oil and Water)

Lifeline for Amazon tribe runs through Seattle

Local documentary, “Oil & Water,” tells the story of an Ecuadorean tribe endangered by global warming and oil extraction, an ambassador from that tribe in Seattle and his friendship with a man who helps certify oil companies as environmentally friendly.
Oct 3, 2014